Gorebridge and Stobhill War Memorial

WM name reference IWM89274

Current Location:

outside the Parish Church Hunterfield Road Gorebridge Midlothian Lothian EH23 4TT


Red granite obelisk on pedestal and base


World War 1


6 o'clock face- Obelisk-STOBHILL PARISH/WAR MEMORIAL/IN MEMORY OF/THE SACRED DEAD/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 Pedestal-[women's names at top, then names A to Cornwall] Base-AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN 9 o'clock face- Obelisk- CHERISHED IS THE MEMORY/OF THEIR COSTLY SACRIFICES/WITH FABLELESS PRIDE/AND WITH THE LOVE/THAT NEVER GROWS OLD Pedestal-[names Hutchison to Pringle] Base- AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING 3 o'clock face- Pedestal-[names Pryde to Wingate] Base- [WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 12 o'clock face- [names C to Horsburgh]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Melrose Robert 15-12-1916 Gorebridge and Stobhill War Memorial View

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.